The Bee

1 Britwell Road, Burnham, Slough, Buckinghamshire, SL1 8AF
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Letting Details

Description and Trading Style

The Bee is an excellent, well established local community business with a strong wet trade. There are music, quiz and karoake nights which are popular.

Location and Local Amenities

The Bee is at the centre of the village at the top of the high street. Burnham is close to Maidenhead, Slough and Bourne End. The popular Burnham Beeches wood and hotel are close by as is Cliveden.


Trade: bar area and restaurant with approx 60-70 covers. WC's plus disabled, large ground floor cellar and large utility/store room. Car park and terrace to the front, approx 20 covers.
Private: 2 two double bedrooms, office/3rd bedroom, sitting room, bathroom and WC and domestic kitchen.

Current and Future Markets

The Bee has strong local support, customers are local residents and from local businesses including Slough trading estate. There is also a regular trade from walkers, cyclists and guests staying at the Burnham Beeches hotel and golf club. Customers tend to be more mature, families and couples.


We are seeking an experienced operator to continue the successful running of this pub, maintaining wet sales and continuing to develop the food offer. Applicants must have or be able to apply for a Personal Licence.

Estimated Ingoings

Circa £31,000 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware and loose goods, training contribution. Fixtures & fittings are circa £10,000 and working capital is circa £5,125.

Trade Volumes (FOT=Free of Tie) 2018 2019 2020 - Covid 2021 - Covid
Draught Beer (36 gallon units) 336.61 336.25 169.41 10.71
Packages (litres) 2,357.64 1,662.36 618.60 38.28
Minerals (10 litres) FOT FOT FOT FOT
Spirits (litres) FOT FOT FOT FOT
Wine (litres) 2,968.20 2,729.85 1,291.80 81.00

Estimated Turnover

You will need to estimate the turnover you expect from the pub. The current barrelage is given to assist you with calculations but you need to estimate the food sales.

Guide Rent

£41,000 per annum payable fortnightly in advance by direct debit. Retail price Indexation applies to rents.


Five year renewable tenancy agreement with an additional service charge that covers property insurance, servicing of heating and cellar cooling equipment etc. There is a full wet tie unless agreed otherwise.

Rateable value

Draft 2017 figure is £32,000. Please contact the local authority to find out actual rates payable.

Licenses & Permits

Sale of alcohol by retail for consumption on and off the premises, live and recorded music

Permitted hours

Mon - Thursday: 11.00am - 12.00 Midnight; Friday & Saturday: 11.00am - 01.30am; Sunday: 11.00am - 23.30pm.

Current Offerings

Hold a party 
Places to Walk
Watch Sports
Family friendly
Disabled access 
Dog friendly 
Park the car

Current Opening Times

Mon – Thur 11am -12am, Fri – Sat 11am – 1.30am, Sun 11am – 11.30pm